Cannot use biometrics in Non-secured screen lock after upgrading to Android Oreo OS

Last Update Date : Jun 21. 2018

Due to new Google's Security Policy, features (Samsung Pay, Samsung Pass, 3rd Party Apps) that use biometrics (face, fingerprints, and irises) are only available when you use a secure screen lock type (Pattern, PIN, or Password) in Android Oreo OS environment. Biometric authentication will be suspended for unlocking and verification in Apps if non-secure screen type (Swipe, None) is used.

If you have been using biometrics without a secured screen lock before upgrading, you will be able to continue using it after upgrading.

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